Montgomery sorghum producer benefits from ag department veterans program
By Chris Aldridge
Kentucky Proud Connection
Danny Townsend can now distinguish his agriculture products at the point of sale as having been locally grown by a veteran thanks to a new Kentucky Department of Agriculture program.
Homegrown by Heroes allows farmers such as Townsend, who served in the Vietnam War, to use a special logo the KDA hopes will give consumers an extra incentive to make a purchase to support a veteran farmer. "I'm glad they're doing something for veterans," said Townsend, who produces Townsend's Sweet Sorghum in Jeffersonville, Ky.Read more